Slim Thug is a well-known American rapper who is best known for his contribution in the popular single “Still Tippin”. His debut album “Already Platinum” was a big hit of 2005 and gathered the number two position on the Billboard 200. His first album sold more than 500,000 copies in United States. Now let’s have a close look on Slim Thug’s net worth in 2018.
Slim Thug Early Life
Stayve Jerome Thomas was born on September 8, 1980 in Houston, Texas, U.S. During in an interview, He shared that his stage name “Slim Thug” was given when he was teenage. At that time he used to be very thin and 6’6 tall, so people started calling him Slim Thug. He starts performing freestyle rapping at local parties, when he was just 17 years old. Slim Thug’s initial steps toward stardom were when he was signed by southern rap record label “Swishahouse” in 1990. After realizing about his talent and how much money he can make by his music parts ways from Swishahouse. Afterwards he made his own label on the name of “Boss Hogg Outlawz”. He started working in real estates and also purchased several record stores.
Slim thug never married. He was in relationship with singer and actress LaToya Luckett but eventually they broke up in 2006. In 2012, he welcomed his son Dreux Mason, given birth by his x girlfriend. Lupe Fiasco dedicated his latest track “Hip Hop Saved My Life” to Slim Thug, which is also based on his real life.
Slim Thug Career, Awards & Achievement
Slim Thug has given many greatest hits to music industry and become internationally successful rapper. His debut successful album “Already Platinum”, which was recorded with Star Trak Entertainment & Interscope Records, was highly praised by music critics. After his first album, he immediately rose to the success. He later appeared in super hit singles like “Check on It” with Beyoncé Knowles, “Luxurious” with Gwen Stefani’s as well as “Still Tippin’” with Mike Jones. His three albums Back by Blockular Demand: Serve & Collect II, Boyz N Blue and Serve & Collect with the Boss Hogg Outlawz was huge turnout in his career. He became more popular by now. His second album “Boss of All Bosses” ranked at number #15 position on the list of US Billboard 200.
Awards & Achievements
Slim thug has grabbed many nominations and awards for his incredible voice delivery and unique songs. He was nominated 9 times for the prominent awards. He has won “MTV Video Music Award” for his single “Check On It” in 2006. Apart from that he had won two nominated in BET Awards and three nominations in Dirty Awards for his collaboration song “Check on It” with Beyonce Knowles in 2006. His other song with Mike Jones and Paul Wall’s “Still Tippin'” had won three nominations in Vibe Awards and a MTV Video Music Award nomination in 2005.
Net Worth of Slim Thug
Slim Thug’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million dollars. His key source of earnings is his hip hop career. His gold certified debut album sold more than 500,000 units and earned him around $500,000. His second studio album “Boss of All Bosses” sold around 32,000 units in its first week. As a result, he earned more than $32,000.
Slim Thug is extremely talented person. With his hard work and dedication, he had become one of the richest rapper in the world. All his fans called him “American King”, as he always lives his life in a king style. He is an expansive cars enthusiast; he has the most expensive and limited edition car collection. Apart from his car collection, he is also known for his extremely expensive jewellery. In his recent social media post he is showing his latest jewellery collection worth of around $800,000.